ABC for Adoption Holidays

Holidays for Newly Adopted Children

With the holidays coming up, there is a lot of excitement, love, happiness, traveling, and visitors. This can be an overwhelming season for your newly adopted child. You can still make travel arrangements or guest accommodations and continue your traditions, while making sure your child is feeling safe and included. Understand Understanding their physical and…

Tips for Writing Your Letter of Introduction

Many adoptive parents feel daunted by the task of writing a letter of introduction to an expectant mother. It helps to see writing the letter as a wonderful opportunity to talk about your family’s interests, hobbies, and hopes. Keeping your letter brief but sincere and meaningful can make a big impact on an expectant mother’s…

Handling the Stress of Adoption

Whether you have chosen adoption because of infertility, altruism, a desire to be a single parent, or another reason, most future adoptive families have something in common – high levels of stress and anxiety. The adoption process can be draining – physically, emotionally, and financially. Although the end result is exactly what you’ve been wishing…

Adoption Tax Credit: Understanding the Basics

Adopting a child is a life changing experience for both the adopter and the adoptee. Nothing compares to the feeling of bringing a new life into your family and providing them with a safe, loving home. There is one aspect of adoption that many people are unaware of: it includes a tax credit benefit.  …

Adoptive Breastfeeding

Are you planning to adopt? Many couples looking to adopt are unaware that breastfeeding an adopted infant is possible. Each situation is unique and you must explore all options before making a decision. Keep reading to learn more about adoptive breastfeeding.   How does adoptive breastfeeding work? A few weeks before your adoptive infant is…